Islamic political thought
William Montgomery Watt's seminal study of the close relationship between religious beliefs and political doctrine in Islamic countries is now available for a new generation of readers. His introduction presents a clear and comprehensive survey of the development of Islamic political thought, from the politico-religious structure established by Mohammed and his immediate successors, to its current status in the modern world. Essential reading for all undergraduate students of politics and Islamic studies.
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chapter one The Islamic State under Muhammad
chapter two Muhammad as Head of State
chapter three The Early Caliphate
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